Lots of them in Lake Worth too.
Almost every lake in the Metro from here to to East Texas has gators.
Even Grapevine had a couple as far back as the early 1970's.
There was a 10 footer up in Marshall creek one year that was seen often.
I was gigging carp for garden fertilize out in flooded grass when I walked up on the beast.
That was the year I learned to run on top of the water.
From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."
Then He made the earth round...and He laughed and laughed and laughed!